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Emily Pope, The Sitcom Show

Art Review

July 2018

Alex Quicho

Art Review

July 2018

Emily Pope’s five-part web series, The Sitcom Show, is a throwback to the chameleonic class-consciousness and wry pessimism-as-realism embodied by the vein of British pop culture...

Book Review

July 2018

Lena Andersson's ‘Acts of Infidelity’

Sophie Mackintosh

Book Review

July 2018

Acts of Infidelity is the second novel by Lena Andersson that follows unlucky-in-love heroine Ester Nilsson, and it’s another...

Art Review

July 2018

Corita Kent, Get With The Action

Ellen Mara De Wachter

Art Review

July 2018

It always felt hot and hazy, coming off an 8-hour flight from Europe, and the backs of my legs...

Book Review

July 2018

C.D. Rose’s ‘Who’s Who When Everyone Is Someone Else’

Matthew Janney

Book Review

July 2018

‘Play! Invent the world! Invent reality!’ cries one character in Vladimir Nabokov’s Look at the Harlequins!, playfully referring to...

Art Review

June 2018

Anna Boghiguian, The Loom of History

Zack Hatfield

Art Review

June 2018

Anna Boghiguian’s art has always been about a kind of looming: the hover of histories, their asphyxiating weft. Throughout...

Book Review

June 2018

Sheila Heti's 'Motherhood'

Hannah Rosefield

Book Review

June 2018

Sheila Heti’s last novel, How Should a Person Be?, opens with the question of its title. ‘For years and...

Christine Schutt’s ‘Pure Hollywood’

Book Review

June 2018

David Isaacs

Book Review

June 2018

There is a certain kind of American novelist of the late twentieth century whose fiction fetishises plant names. The ability to inventory the flora...

Art Review

May 2018

Sadie Benning, Sleep Rock

Kathryn Lloyd

Art Review

May 2018

The titular work of Sadie Benning’s solo exhibition ‘Sleep Rock’ at Camden Arts Centre takes its name from two images...

Book Review

May 2018

Lynne Tillman's Men and Apparitions  

Emily LaBarge

Book Review

May 2018

‘We are poor passing facts / warned by that to give / each figure in the photograph / his...

Louis Henderson, Overtures

Art Review

May 2018

Laura Harris

Art Review

May 2018

In Louis Henderson’s film I build my language with rocks (2017), veins of handwritten Haitian Creole spread across a printed French script, a palimpsest...